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This reissue of a 1967 story collection shows a mind in motion, featuring writing that is provocative, witty, bitter, and aggressive.

The Angels’ Share

A Jamaican father and his adult son travel across the island together in a touching and humorous novel that explores family reconciliation.

The Duppy

Oddball sexuality, acts of perversion, and out-of-order behavior from the acclaimed Jamaican author of The Lunatic and Dog War.

How funny is this social satire? Akashic Books’s pledge to our readers: Laugh out loud at least once or your money back. Seriously.

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Theasa Tuohy — New York Public Library, Yorkville Branch, New York, NY

9/16/19, 5:30pm

Theasa Tuohy presents Flying Jenny at the Yorkville Branch of the New York Public Library.

Greenlight’s 9th Annual Brooklyn Indie Party — Brooklyn, NY

9/20/19, 7:30pm

Greenlight presents it’s 9th Annual Brooklyn Indie Party. A Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends event.

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